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3-Ingredient Peppermint Bark

3-Ingredient Peppermint Bark
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 16

This easy peppermint bark has a delicious dark chocolate layer on the bottom with white candy coating, peppermint candies and dark chocolate drizzle on top. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups dark chocolate baking chips (from 20-oz package)
1
package (16 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped
24
red and white hard peppermint candies, crushed (about 2/3 cup crushed)

Steps

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  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper, foil or cooking parchment paper. Place 2 1/4 cups of the dark chocolate chips in 2-quart microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Evenly spread on cookie sheet to 1/4-inch thickness. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Carefully pour and spread over dark chocolate to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle evenly with crushed peppermint candy.
  • 3
    In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips uncovered on High 50 to 60 seconds or until almost melted. Stir until smooth; drizzle on bark. Let stand at least 2 hours until hardened. Break into pieces. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • To crush hard peppermint candies, place in resealable plastic freezer bag; crush with rolling pin or meat mallet.
  • In a hurry? Refrigerate peppermint bark 30 to 45 minutes or until set.
  • Substitute red, green and white hard peppermint candies or candy canes for the red and white hard peppermint candies.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
13g
65%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
35g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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